Learning and Development Manager (L&D Manager)

Learning and Development Manager (L&D Manager)

Learning and Development Manager (L&D Manager) 

We are looking for an experienced Learning and Development Manager (L&D Manager) to join our HQ in Amsterdam to help us on our mission in 2021 & beyond. At PCN, we’re all about having the right connections to help push you forward in your career by providing the essential tools and expert people skills for linking employers with their ideal candidates. People create networks. 
Our success comes from focusing on our specialisms: FinTech, SaaS, e-commerce & Cyber Security and recruitment is at the heart of what we do. Whether it’s supporting our candidates who are looking to take the next step in their career, working with clients who are looking for the best talent or providing our 150k strong network with the latest news and industry trends – we’ve got all the bases covered. 
We're proud of our culture where we celebrate success & look for people who have an entrepreneurial drive, value honesty & integrity, and are looking for an opportunity to work in an open environment. You'll be surrounded by a multicultural team that loves to work hard, drive each other to get results but also has a lot of fun along the way.
Working closely with the Head of PeopleOps, you will take charge of the Learning & Development function for PCN and take full ownership of this brand new position within PCN. With offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, Atlanta and Singapore you will be working globally to support the development & growth of our teams.  
As a Learning and Development Manager, your passion for helping people learn and grow will be your best tool. Excellent communication skills are essential. Ultimately, you will help our company succeed by training and developing our people. 

Why are we looking for a Learning and Development Manager?

  • You will be responsible for the creation, delivery & success of bespoke training programmes. Designed with leadership, management, business and personal progression and best practice in mind, the intention is to expand on the talents and skills across all employees at all levels within PCN Capital Group (Digital Source & PCN)

  • Your role is to fundamentally contribute to PCNs success, by coaching, training & developing our people

  • You will gain a deep understanding of PCN, recruitment, our clients and business strategy to establish the training and performance programmes for PCN

Core responsibilities of the Learning and Development Manager 

  • Create & deliver training programmes that are aligned with the PCNs objectives, focused specifically on best in-house recruitment & sales practices 

  • Act as the go to person within the business for anyone with questions or queries regarding training and development plans

  • Working closely with various leaders across the organisation and having a full understanding of their business units, objectives and training requirements 

  • Embracing different styles of training techniques, including e-learning, tutorial sessions or coaching

  • Responsible for L&D budget and demonstrating ROI  

  • Stay up to date with the latest L&D trends and practices 

  • Develop & nurture relationships with key external training providers 

  • Manage the development of the HR, Ops & Marketing team from a training perspective

  • Design core training requirements for all employees (i.e. values, management & leadership training)

  • Help managers develop their team members through career pathing and providing coaching for managers

Key Requirements of the Learning and Development Manager 

  • You will ideally have 3+ years experience of working as a hands-on Learning & Development Manager, Consultant or Coach from a Recruitment Agency (or other Sales focused) environment with a passion for designing and delivering tailored training

  • Current knowledge of effective learning and development methods

  • Familiarity with e-learning platforms and practices

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills; sharp business acumen

  • Ability to build rapport with employees 

  • Proven track record in design, delivery and facilitation

  • ROI analysis and coaching skills both face-to-face and using technology (virtual)

  • BSc/BA in Business, Psychology, HR or a related field

  • Professional certification in coaching, training or similar is a huge plus

  • Fluent in English and other European languages highly desired 

Benefits as a Learning and Development Manager at PCN

  • 4 Day Work Week, every week – no we're not joking! 

  • An attractive full-time salary and motivating commission system

  • Full ownership of L&D strategy and direction 

  • A MacBook Air to work off from Day 1

  • Working from home 

  • 2 Super Incentive Trips a year: in the past we've been to Husky Sledding in Lapland, Skiing in Val-d'Isère & Wine Tasting in Cape Town. 2021 Incentive Trips might even just top these!

  • Quarterly Team Incentives – celebrating success together is way more fun

  • Lunch clubs: Once a month, on target, we spend the afternoon in one of the best restaurants. 

  • Monthly team drinks and quarterly events

  • Fitness & Health benefits: we want our employees to be happy & healthy!

  • 20 days annual leave + 1 additional day of annual leave for every year with the company

We are ideally looking for someone full time, we would be open to considering the right candidate for a part time position as well. If you’re interested in the position and meet the requirements above, I would love to hear from you and find out why you think you would be a good fit for the team!

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